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Apr
30
Sat
2016
Denny Sealth Performing Arts “Music Night OUT!” @ Burien Elks Lodge
Apr 30 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Come join us for a night of dinner and dancing, April, 30th, celebrating and
supporting the musical talent of West Seattle’s acclaimed Denny International Middle School and Chief Sealth International High School. With performances by Sealth Mariachi, the Denny and Sealth Jazz Bands and members of the Denny and Sealth Orchestras. Evening includes silent auction, buffet dinner and no host bar.

All proceeds benefit Denny Sealth Performing Arts a non-profit volunteer booster group supporting the performing arts at Denny International Middle School and Chief Sealth International High School.

To buy tickets: http://chiefsealthptsa.schoolauction.net/musicnightout2016/homepages/show

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May
3
Tue
2016
WSHS Baseball Team Fundraiser Dinner @ Talarico's Pizzeria
May 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Invite your friends and family to a fun evening and support the team! West Seattle Baseball Team Fundraiser Dinner (Sponsored by the West Seattle Booster Club) at Talarico’s Pizzeria in the Alaska Junction Tuesday, May 3rd from 6–9 pm. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the West Seattle High School Baseball Team. Looking forward to seeing you all there!

May
7
Sat
2016
STEM K8 Pollinator Garden Work Party @ Louisa Boren STEM K8 School
May 7 @ 7:59 am – 8:59 am

Two work parties to install native plant pollinator gardens at STEM K8 school. The gardens are located in two of the courtyards facing Delridge Way SW.

Event details:
Saturday May 7th, 9 am-1 pm AND Saturday May 21st, 9 am-1 pm
Tools, donuts and coffee will be provided! Bring water and a snack. Everyone is welcome! We are hoping to bring in folks from the community in addition to school families!

INFORMATION ABOUT OUR POLLINATOR GARDEN

Our goals:
~ Create habitat for native pollinators such as bees, butterflies, moths and hummingbirds.
~ Create outdoor classroom
~ Educate the public about the necessity of pollinators
~ Improve the Delridge Neighborhood

The project is funded by a Find It, Fix It Grant from the City of Seattle and a generous donation of compost from Cedar Grove.

Do you have a truck? Can you help transport bulk compost and/or plants? If
so, please contact Jen Greene (STEM parent): jenaisa@gmail.com or 206-225-6621.

May
11
Wed
2016
Arbor Heights Elementary School Tour
May 11 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Arbor Heights Elementary is hosting a tour of the school on May 11th, from 9 am to 10 am with Principal Christy Collins with time for Q&A during the second-half of the tour. Let us know you’re coming by RSVPing to http://bit.ly/TourArborHeightsElementary. Children are welcome to attend too!

May
20
Fri
2016
Old Jazz from New Hawaii – Benefit concert for Westside School @ Kenyon Hall
May 20 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Old Jazz and New Music from Ricardo & Friends, featuring The Red Water
Trio (Richard Russell, Jesse Snyder, and Brian McCree), with special guests Orville Johnson, Brooke Lizotte, and Joe Gargiulo. This special concert is presented for the benefit of Westside School, organized by former West Seattle resident Richard Russell. This ensemble brings Ricardo’s musical cohorts from Hawaii and Seattle together, to create both old and new jazz, as well as visit old friends.

Tickets for this special event are $20. No table seats for this performance. Please
visit www.redwatertrio.com for more information.

To make a reservation, please e-mail kenyonhall@earthlink.net with your request. You’ll receive an e-mail confirming your reservation. For complete program information, please visit www.kenyonhall.org.

Come spend some time this month at West Seattle’s Lighthearted Entertainment Palace. And save room for one of our locally sourced, free-range Root Beer Floats!

May
21
Sat
2016
STEM K8 Pollinator Garden Work Party @ Louisa Boren STEM K8 School
May 21 @ 7:59 am – 8:59 am

Two work parties to install native plant pollinator gardens at STEM K8 school. The gardens are located in two of the courtyards facing Delridge Way SW.

Event details:
Saturday May 7th, 9 am-1 pm AND Saturday May 21st, 9 am-1 pm
Tools, donuts and coffee will be provided! Bring water and a snack. Everyone is welcome! We are hoping to bring in folks from the community in addition to school families!

INFORMATION ABOUT OUR POLLINATOR GARDEN

Our goals:
~ Create habitat for native pollinators such as bees, butterflies, moths and hummingbirds.
~ Create outdoor classroom
~ Educate the public about the necessity of pollinators
~ Improve the Delridge Neighborhood

The project is funded by a Find It, Fix It Grant from the City of Seattle and a generous donation of compost from Cedar Grove.

Do you have a truck? Can you help transport bulk compost and/or plants? If
so, please contact Jen Greene (STEM parent): jenaisa@gmail.com or 206-225-6621.

Jun
3
Fri
2016
Schmitz Park Elementary History Celebration @ Schmitz Park Elementary School
Jun 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

As Schmitz Park Elementary plans it’s move to Genesee Hill this Fall, we thought it was important to celebrate the legacy of Schmitz Park Elementary, which has been open since 1956, having moved into its current building in 1962. We invite those in the community, especially those that were involved at Schmitz Park as a teacher, student, or parent, to join us on Friday, June 3rd at 6:30 pm, at the school, to reminisce, walk the halls, view photos, etc. Those who wish to be involved are invited to:

– Attend the event in June.
– Send in photos or request someone to copy their photos or memorabilia.
– Share an anecdote or memory via email.
– Consider being interviewed by a student.
– Add their email address to the mailing list for more information.
– Spread the word to neighbors and relatives that may have been at Schmitz Park.

Please contact Fiona at history@schmitzparkpta.org or visit the school’s web page for more information.

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